A week ago Nevada gaming commission consisting of 4 people held a hearing about the revocation of a casino employee’s license. This case is the first in 10 years. Jesus Saucedo, a poker dealer from Bellagio, was at a disadvantage.
Jesus Saucedo had been working in Bellagio for several months but this chip accident had happened several months before that, in June 2017. The witness of the incident said that on 06.17.17, Sausedo took a $5 chip from the bank during one of the distributions and quickly threw it into the tip box. The dealer tried to keep it in secret from the others, but the whole act of theft was recorded by the camera.
The witnesses and the video proof wasn’t enough for Jesus to prove to the commission that he did it simply inadvertently. The hearing participants did not believe the ex-dealer and voted unanimously for canceling his license.
One of the commissioner explained it the following way:
“I have no doubt that you are a highly qualified employee but you have committed a crime, and this is unacceptable. It could probably happen more than once. Unfortunately, we have the proof only for this very incident”.
The investigation began in October but Sausedo somehow managed to find a place to work in one of the largest gambling-houses in Vegas. And that make the whole situation a bit curious. Well, the former dealer has to forget about the casinos and needs to find another place to work or to look for another occupation as he can appeal against the decision only in a year.